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Sloperton Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Bromham, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.3918 / 51°23'30"N

Longitude: -2.0603 / 2°3'36"W

OS Eastings: 395902

OS Northings: 165867

OS Grid: ST959658

Mapcode National: GBR 2TC.MY2

Mapcode Global: VHB47.78NV

Entry Name: Sloperton Cottage

Listing Date: 19 March 1962

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033858

English Heritage Legacy ID: 311221

Location: Bromham, Wiltshire, SN15

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Bromham

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Bromham, Chittoe and Sandy Lane

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

(south side)

2/71 Sloperton Cottage


House, early C19, part red brick, part rubble stone with red brick
dressings. Slate roofs. 2 storeys. The main range has double
valley roof and three shallow coped gables. Three-window range of
glazing bar windows with gauged brick heads and pointed tracery to
top panes. 16-pane outer windows, 12-pane to centre over half-
glazed door in trellis porch with tent roof. To right a rubble
stone section with red brick dressings, said to be the orginal
cottage. First floor 9-pane and paired 9-pane windows, ground
floor 12-pane C20 window, replacing a door, and 12-12-12 pane brick
canted bay with slate roof. Windows have similar pointed tracery
to top panes, but painted-on in some cases. East end stack. The
home of Thomas Moore (1779-1852), Irish poet, from 1818-52. His
study was the 'barrel-room' with curved ceiling in the right-hand

Listing NGR: ST9590265867

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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